Composer James Wilson dies aged 81UK-born, but resident in Ireland since 1948, composer James Wilson has died, aged 81.
He was professor of composition in the Royal Irish Academy of Music and was also for many years a course director of the Ennis/IMRO Composition Summer School.
His large output included seven operas and over 150 works . He was still in full creative flow, having recently started work on an eighth opera.
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